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Need a new fridge, what?

I have to buy a fridge and I don't how important things are. [more inside]
posted by b33j on Apr 19, 2011 - 18 answers

Is there a true counter depth fridge with reasonable width out there?

Too tiny! Too tall! Too deep! Is there a Goldilocks fridge out there that is just right? I need a counter-depth fridge (with freezer, top or bottom) that really is counter depth -- 24-25 inches at the most with door and handle -- without being more than 32 inches wide. Many so-called "counter-depth" fridges I've seen are 29-30 inches deep once the door and handles are included, and even when I find one the right depth, it's very wide, typically 35-36 inches. The best match I've found so far is the LG 349, but it's a full six inches narrower than my current (awkward, too deep) fridge, and the slightly larger version I've seen at a store still seems toy-sized and flimsy inside, while being a little too tall for me at 74 inches. I'm in Canada (Toronto, to be precise).
posted by maudlin on Jan 16, 2011 - 4 answers

What could be wrong with my elderly, non-cooling fridge?

I just discovered that my fairly elderly refrigerator and freezer have stopped cooling. What is most likely to be wrong, and is it worth it to attempt to fix it? [more inside]
posted by charmedimsure on Aug 21, 2010 - 10 answers

What is the energy efficiency of mini fridges/drinks coolers like?

What is the energy efficiency of mini fridges/drinks coolers like? I have one but it runs a fan all the time, so I think it's gonna eat a lot of power. [more inside]
posted by Not Supplied on Aug 11, 2010 - 14 answers

Does fridge roulette ruin beer?

Will taking beer out of the fridge skunk it? [more inside]
posted by melissam on Jun 23, 2010 - 25 answers

Freezer pipe burst solution?

I think I've managed to puncture the piping on the freezer section of my fridge. [more inside]
posted by panboi on Jun 19, 2010 - 8 answers

Fridge drip, floor damaged.

Our new fridge is leaking water and has begun to damage the floor. What should we do? [more inside]
posted by roue on Jun 16, 2010 - 5 answers

We'll need a bigger icebox, ma.

[HomeApplianceFilter] So we've bought a new house...now we need furniture and appliances. But where to get them? [more inside]
posted by jstarlee on Jun 11, 2010 - 15 answers

Fridge cooling woes

We just moved into a new apartment, and our cat promptly decided to hide behind the fridge (~20 year old Inglis System 2000, freezer on top). When we pulled it out from the wall to get her out, we decided to give the back a vacuum. I'm not sure when or how the condenser coils popped out like this but now they won't lie flush with the back again. I'm assuming this is why our freezer is no longer freezing and our food has thawed (as we just moved in, we had nothing in the fridge). Any ideas? Thanks in advance?
posted by avocet on May 24, 2010 - 6 answers

oh, to be able to eat...

Living without a fridge. As a vegetarian. In Paris. Also, how to find fermentation starters... [more inside]
posted by kaibutsu on Apr 17, 2010 - 23 answers

Refrigerator Magnet Game?

What was the online refrigerator magnet-style word game where you made sentences with random pools of words within a time limit, and then everyone voted on the results?
posted by nzero on Apr 15, 2010 - 4 answers

Can we eat food from a broken fridge and how can we fix the fridge?

My refrigerator isn't running, so I can't go catch it. [more inside]
posted by k8t on Mar 19, 2010 - 13 answers

I want a sexy kitchen!

How can I best use the top of my refrigerator? What's on top of your fridge? [more inside]
posted by Bergamot on Feb 2, 2010 - 47 answers

Come take my fridge, Toronto government employees!

A short while ago I saw an ad on Toronto subways, probably put up by the city, about a program where they come into your apartment and remove an unwanted fridge. I visited the site for it but didn't bookmark it and now I can't find it and have an extra fridge in my living room. It is not this site, but was one where you fill in a form and submit and they set up an appt to come by. Anyone know the site?
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on Dec 28, 2009 - 4 answers

Fridge Broke, Food Soggy

My landlord finally replaced my tiny old fridge today. Yay! However, the new fridge isn't doing it's job. AT ALL. Help me save my food! [more inside]
posted by wsp on Dec 3, 2009 - 7 answers

Can you fix my fridge?

Got home from work, found my fridge is not working. Any troubleshooting I can do while waiting for the landlord? [more inside]
posted by lholladay on Nov 10, 2009 - 9 answers

Need recommendations for kitchen appliances

Need a full new suite of kitchen appliances, would like some recommendations. Got some prices on some Electrolux models today that looked great, but some quick research on the web doesn't leave me so confident. Is this a case of the squeaky wheel complaining online and they're actually a solid product? Or should I be worried. I'm looking for all stainless steel appliances: fridge with ice-maker, slide-in stove, dishwasher, and range-hood microwave. Specifically I'm looking for a large fridge and electric stove I'm in Canada if that makes a difference.
posted by gfroese on Oct 24, 2009 - 12 answers

how to mount plexiglas on stainless steel fridge?

I have a stainless steel fridge and a toddler who is learning to walk. I want to mount a sheet of plexiglas over the bottom portion of the door to prevent it from getting dented. I would like this to look decent and be non-permanent so I can remove it when we eventually move. Any ideas on how I could do this? All I can think of is using some kind of tape, but I think that would sag after a while. Bonus for suggestions on how to also stick stuff to the plexiglas so that I can post up my kid's artwork (the stainless steel is non-magnetic).
posted by kenliu on Jul 25, 2009 - 22 answers

Icemaker repair question.

I can't repair our icemaker because nothing seems to be wrong with it, with the glaring exception that it does not make any ice. [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Jul 2, 2009 - 4 answers

My fridge freezer defrosted over the weekend, will my insurance cover this?

I've come home to a defrosted fridge freezer and all my food has defrosted. Can I claim this on my home insurance? [more inside]
posted by Sevenupcan on Jun 29, 2009 - 5 answers

Will I blow more money on a repairperson or by screwing things up myself?

When is it worth trying to fix your own appliances (an Amana ARB1917 bottom-freezer fridge in my case)? [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Jun 24, 2009 - 11 answers

How no more sideways beer foam?

Is there a trick to having my bottle of beer NOT foam over when I open it? [more inside]
posted by chococat on Jun 6, 2009 - 16 answers

smudgeproof stainless steel fridge?

We're looking for a refrigerator that meets the following criteria: [more inside]
posted by netsirk on Jun 3, 2009 - 6 answers

How long would a simple homemade dipping sauce made of soy sauce, olive oil, sesame oil and a whack of fresh garlic last in the fridge?

How long would a simple homemade dipping sauce made of soy sauce, olive oil, sesame oil and a whack of fresh garlic last in the fridge? [more inside]
posted by gwenlister on May 4, 2009 - 16 answers

Head for the holidays

How long could one expect a human head to stay "fresh" in a typical hotel mini-fridge? [more inside]
posted by Cat Pie Hurts on Dec 28, 2008 - 13 answers

Do all London fridges stink?

I've searched supermarkets all over West London for something that'll de-stink my fridge. Bicarbonate of soda, branded products, I just can't seem to find it any more. Do you know where I can find some bicarbonate of soda or a similar fridge de-stinking product?
posted by almostwitty on Nov 25, 2008 - 13 answers

Should I drink it?

How long would a pitcher of iced tea made from store bought juice crystals last (ie. Nestea) in the fridge? [more inside]
posted by gwenlister on Sep 24, 2008 - 11 answers

Disgusting Office Fridge Filter

What is the best system for keeping an office fridge in a break room free of funky, old food and food theft? What does your office do? [more inside]
posted by roundrock on Aug 19, 2008 - 26 answers

My fridge is busted!

Do you have any recommendations for fridge repair in Seattle? [more inside]
posted by clarahamster on Jun 10, 2008 - 1 answer

Marble run - marble = ?

We ate at Sonic last night and got a cool kids toy that consisted of marble run type pieces with magnetic backs for fridge use. However, instead of a marble, it had a wheel that rides the rails. My son has a birthday at the end of June and I would like to get a large set of these. I can only find the type with marbles, no good in my house. Where can I find the wheel type fridge roller coaster that will keep a 6 and 2 year old busy for hours?
posted by Talia Devane on May 24, 2008 - 6 answers

My fridge is failing to cool my food.

The side-by-side fridge in our rental (a GE tfx22zrs, tfx22jrs) has been failing to keep the refrigerator side cool (freezer side works fine). I think I have traced this down to some kind of lightbulb short -- the bulb heats up so much, so fast, I presume it is keeping the food from getting cool; possible fuse problem? Do fridges have user-serviceable fuses? Or is this a compressor problem and the lightbulb a red herring? [more inside]
posted by fishfucker on May 17, 2008 - 11 answers

Quietest fridge?

Our family room is right next to our kitchen, and our very old and noisy refrigerator is *right* next to our couch. Watching TV is turning into a volume-control nightmare. What is the quietest (North American) botton-freezer refrigerator I can spend my tax refund on?
posted by kilikina73 on Apr 1, 2008 - 7 answers

Can't stop thinking about fridges and winter...

I can't stop thinking about fridges and winter. Would it save much energy to freeze gallon containers of water outdoors and put those in the fridge now and then? It's Minnesota winter over here and I want to make the most of it ;)
posted by advicepig on Feb 21, 2008 - 17 answers

Sandalwood cheese? Bleargh.

How do I remove the smell of aromatic oils from my fridge? Baking soda & activated carbon don't cut it. [more inside]
posted by aubilenon on Feb 4, 2008 - 10 answers

A magic silver bullet for smelly fridge?

Putting silver into the fridge - good idea or bad idea? [more inside]
posted by Rabarberofficer on Nov 26, 2007 - 9 answers

Fixing a freezer.

I just broke my landlady's fridge-freezer. I was scraping ice out of the icy part, and I nicked the cooling device, letting out all the magic gas. Can I fix it? Can my engineer buddies fix it? [more inside]
posted by topynate on Oct 9, 2007 - 9 answers

Looking for non-evil, normal fridge

Online reviews of fridges are scaring me. Looking for suggestions for a solid, no-frills, long-lasting fridge... [more inside]
posted by faunafrailty on Sep 5, 2007 - 13 answers

Why does my fridge create a pond inside ?

Why does water constantly collect in our fridge? [more inside]
posted by iamabot on Aug 6, 2007 - 12 answers

Help me find a quiet fridge/freezer in the UK.

I need a quiet fridge/freezer as I have an open-plan kitchen/lounge. Do I go for a built-in or free-standing model? Just to add another problem... [more inside]
posted by i_cola on Jul 2, 2007 - 5 answers

How can I murder my fridge in a way that rules out foul play?

How can I murder my fridge in a way that rules out foul play? [more inside]
posted by crawfishpopsicle on Jun 30, 2007 - 35 answers

help me convert a mini-fridge into a foot-rest/fridge?

will a mini-fridge ("cube") still function if turned on it's back (cooling coils downward-facing)? [more inside]
posted by garfy3 on Jun 17, 2007 - 14 answers

Smelly Fridge, Smelly Fridge...

Our refridgerator stinks... why? [more inside]
posted by splatta on Apr 6, 2007 - 19 answers

Help me avoid the stinkfridge!

Help me save money by bringing lunch to work: I need a mini fridge (not a dorm fridge!) that is of decent quality. [more inside]
posted by twiggy on Feb 27, 2007 - 16 answers

Protecting a fridge in the great outdoors

I need some suggestions about how to protect an old, small beer fridge which I'm going to keep outdoors from the weather, particularly the rain. [more inside]
posted by Second Account For Making Jokey Comments on Feb 26, 2007 - 11 answers

What shouldn't I refrigerate?

What shouldn't I refrigerate? [more inside]
posted by andythebean on Feb 16, 2007 - 42 answers

Where to get a fridge in LA?

Where can I buy a cheap fridge in LA (and have it delivered)? [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Feb 8, 2007 - 8 answers

Where to buy a small refrigerator online?

Where to buy a small refrigerator online? [more inside]
posted by rockstar on Sep 6, 2006 - 3 answers

frozen alcohol, warm cheese

Paging Mitheral! A fridge question, and you'll find... [more inside]
posted by ashbury on Aug 8, 2006 - 14 answers

What's wrong with my 'fridge?

What's wrong with my 'fridge? The refrigerator is only cooling down to about 60 deg. F, and the freezer is only going down to 30 deg. F, even on maximum cool settings. Secondarily, is it worth getting it repaired, and is that even possible? [more inside]
posted by Rock Steady on Jun 24, 2006 - 17 answers

Help me go green with white goods!

Can anyone recommend any guidelines or specific household appliances (eg fridge, freezer, washing machine, sofa and bed) that are reasonably environmentally friendly and affordable (in the UK)? [more inside]
posted by badlydubbedboy on Jun 22, 2006 - 2 answers

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